My Sweet Box delivers the kind of happiness you didn’t think possible

My Sweet Box feature

Happiness does come in a box. And that box’s name is My Sweet Box. Never before has someone thought a curated and carefully, lovingly created box of carbs and sugar could be the best gift – but it is, because you can’t eat flowers. A Sydney initiative, the My Sweet Box revolution has taken hold, […]

Recipe: Chorizo Tlayuda from Chula, Sydney

Chorizo Tlayuda Chula Potts Point

Before you tuck into this sumptuous Mexican dish at your place, spare a thought for Sydney’s newest chef at the equally as new Mexican restaurant in Potts Point, Chula. Read about it here. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes MORE: How to make delicious Mexican Scallop Aquachile Ingredients: 1/2 cup bean purée 1 1/2 inches […]

Recipe: Scallop Aguachile from Chula, Sydney

Chula Scallop Aquachile

Chula is a Mexican restaurant that has recently opened up in Sydney, serving all kinds of Mexicana Cantina vibes with quality food to boot. Read more about the new restaurant here. Like this… Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes   Ingredients: 100g scallops 1 cup coriander 1/2 cup Lime juice 1/2 fresh Jalapeno chilli 1/4 […]

The Calyx in the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney is this spring’s hot spot

Sydney Calyx Royal botanic Gardens exterior

The Calyx – in case you’ve never heard of it – is Sydney’s ultimate architecturally designed living garden of a venue that is all the rage this spring and it’s easy to see why. Located in the Royal Botanic Garden, The Calyx is a fusion of art, theatre and flora, immersed in greenery and makes the perfect […]

There’s a beer festival coming to the Inner West at The Royal Hotel

Royal Hotel Leichhardt beer festival THE F

Leichhardt is known for its easy urban feel, Inner West coolness and proximity to more-or-less anything you’d need at a whim, so it’s no surprise it’s the new home to a beer festival in Sydney. The corner of Leichhardt’s Norton and Carlisle Streets is coming alive from 18-19 November for a beer festival, celebrating 12 […]

Make your own gin at Taste of Melbourne

Taste of Melbourne THE F 4

A gin-making masterclass at Taste of Melbourne is coming to Melbs from 30 November to 3 December at the MCG’s Yarra Park. MORE: See what’s on in Sydney this Good Food Month It’s encouraging invites crafty spirit-loving festival-goers to learn the art of distilling with an Archie Rose expert and take home a 200ml bottle of their own blended gin. The […]

Good Food Guide reveals Australia’s top dining destinations for 2018

Good Food Guide Awards logo

In what is ubiquitously Australia’s most beloved and prestigious totem of recognition in the world of gastronomy, the Good Food Guide Awards have named their winner and other notables for the coming year. Hint: they’re good. MORE: There’s a new Mexican restaurant with style, Chula, opening in Potts Point Ben Shewry’s Attica (VIC) received the night’s top honour […]

Recipe: East London’s ‘Grow a Pear’ cocktail

East London Grow a Pear recipe

45mL Sailor Jerry’s spiced rum 30mL spiced pear puree 30mL apple juice 15mL lime juice 15mL Frangelico 10mL sugar syrup Add ingredients to shaker. Shake thoroughly Pour over fresh ice into rocks glass Garnish with cinnamon stick and mint and a dash of bitters on the top. MORE: See what else is on at the […]

There’s a free cheese festival, Bon Fromage, coming to Sydney this weekend

Bom Fromage cheese festival Carriageworks Sydney

Last year Melbourne copped its own cheese festival, satisfying the cheese needs of thousands but this year, it’s Sydney’s turn. Carriageworks will come alive this weekend from 14-15 October, celebrating with half a tonne of European fromage, presented by the one-and-only Centre National Interprofessionel de l’Economie Laitiere (CNIEL) with the support of the European Union.  With […]

Vidal wines from New Zealand is taking wine to new heights

Vidal Legacy Vintage Hugh Critchton THE F wine waiter

Vidal is a New Zealand wine that will have you ‘please and yes and and more sir’–ing until Galadriel gets wind of the nectar and its no more for you. Until that days comes, it’s eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow. We might have to admit to the neighbours across the sea that they […]

Kings Cross’ old Hugo’s site is being born again with the launch of Chula

Chula Mexican restaurant Potts Point Sydney THE F dining room

When a group of hospitality leaders fly a guy in from Mexico to head their kitchen in a new Mexican restaurant, you know the result is going to be good. That’s exactly what Peter Lew and Nicole Galloway – the brains behind the well-loved Barrio Cellar and Fei Jai in Sydney – have decided to […]

Wild Sage has opened a second restaurant in Barangaroo and you NEED to go

Wild Sage Barangaroo THE F

Think urban-cool, mixed with all the bells-and-whistles of contemporary interior design coupled with a seriously f&%$-off good menu and you have the latest iteration of Wild Sage Sydney. Since opening their first restaurant in Cammeray NSW, the name has become one in the same enough with seriously quality food and a nice atmosphere that the […]